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Help Women In Need In Pennsylvania!
Right now, in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and
there are women facing unplanned pregnancies who are feeling
pressured to abort their baby due to tough economic
conditions. Many are also pressured by others to end their
For some, itís the best news theyíve ever had, and the
happiest time of their lives. But for too many women, itís the
wrong news at the wrong time. Instead of an occasion for
rejoicing, some women are frightened, angry, and without hope.
They are teenagers whose friends and family may pressure them
to have an abortion. They are college students who imagine
their dreams of a bright future are gone. They are
independent, career-minded women who suddenly feel their world
is turned upside down. They are women who fear the emotional
and mental abuse and abandonment of the person who fathered
their child, but will not take responsibility for his family.
They are women from all walks of life, all economic and social
standings, and you may know one of them.
Real Alternatives helps pregnant and parenting women through
its 1-888-LIFE AID hotline and the services provided by
pregnancy support centers, social service and adoption
agencies, and maternity homes, it funds
Last year, Real Alternatives through its
funded centers was able to assist almost 25,000 women
throughout Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Indiana by providing pregnancy and parenting
support from the moment of conception through 12 months
after the birth of the baby.
nation continues to experience very difficult economic
times. Our Program has felt the effects too. In down
economies, typically the need for pregnancy support and
parenting education services increase, and sometimes very
dramatically. Our funding has not been able to keep pace
with the increased need for services at our sites across the
state. We therefore need to turn to you on
behalf of the women and babies we serve who are in greater
need than ever before.
You can help Real Alternatives
achieve its mission to assist women in unexpected pregnancies by
providing compassionate, practical, life-affirming pregnancy
and parenting support. Here are some of the ways you can help:
- Provide a
tax-deductable donation of $300 (or 82 cents a day) to
help us provide life affirming support by a counselor
to one woman and her baby.
- Promote our toll free hotline,
1-888-LIFE AID, to all your friends and neighbors.
Forward links to our
radio commercials. Click the following links to listen.
These are 60 second radio ads and are approximately 1
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Forward links to our television
commercials. They can be viewed below. The files are large
approximately 1-2 meg in size each.
Cash (Credit Card Donations)
You can help Real Alternatives empower women to choose life!
Making a donation through our secure server is fast and easy, and when
we receive your donation, we will send you an acknowledgement in the
mail for tax purposes. Click the button below to make a donation.
WRITE PREGNANCY SUPPORT IN THE COMMENT SECTION OF THE FORM. Thank you for your support!
Please note: We use a nonprofit service to process our
credit card transactions. GIVEDIRECT is the name that will appear on
your credit card statement - not Real Alternatives. Using a 3rd party
helps us keep our costs low and allows us to spend more time and money
on our programs!
With the GiveDirect credit card processing
service, no fee are taken on your Visa or Mastercard donation. Real
Alternatives will receive 100% of your gift. A low fee of 2.85%
is deducted from American Express donations.
To mail your tax deductible donation,
click here for a printable
is an Internal Revenue Code 501 (c)(3)tax-exempt organization. Your
donation is tax deductible under Section 170 of the Internal
PENNSYLVANIA: Real Alternatives is duly registered as a
charitable organization with the PA Department of State.
A copy of the official
registration and financial information of Real Alternatives
may be obtained from the Department of State by calling
1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
A copy of the current
financial statement of Real Alternatives is available by
writing Real Alternatives, 7810 Allentown Boulevard, Suite
304, Harrisburg PA 17112 or by calling 717-541-1112. In
addition filing information with many states is required.
Several of those states will provide copies to their
residents upon request.
FLORIDA: A copy of the
official registration and financial information may be
obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling
toll-free (800-435-7352) within the state. Registration
does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by
MARYLAND: A copy of the
current financial statement of Real Alternatives is
available by writing Real Alternatives, 7810 Allentown
Boulevard, Suite 304, Harrisburg PA 17112 or by calling
717-541-1112. Documents and information submitted under the
Maryland Solicitations Act are also available, for the cost
of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State,
State House, Annapolis, MD 21401, 410-974-5534.
NEW JERSEY: Information filed
with the Attorney General concerning this charitable
solicitation may be obtained from the Attorney General of
the State of New Jersey by calling 973-504-6215.
Registration with the Attorney General does not imply
NEW YORK: Office of Charities
Registration, 162 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12231.
VIRGINIA: A copy of our most
recent financial statement is available from the State
Division of Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA
233218 or by contacting us directly at Real Alternatives,
7810 Allentown Boulevard, Suite 304, Harrisburg, PA 17112.
WASHINGTON: To obtain
additional financial disclosure information on file with the
secretary, contact Charities Division, Office of the
Secretary of State, State of Washington, Olympia, WA
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